VisitScotia.com Increases Support for our Schools
This year the web site VisitScotia.com celebrated its ninth year of community service to residents and folks searching for an ideal location to live. Created and maintained by BillP Studios, the first day VisitScotia.com went live with the following text.
“In the 1650's, Alexander Lindsey bought land along the north shore of the Mohawk River from the Iroquois Indians. He named his estate Scotia, in memory of the Scottish hills of his native country.
This small charming village of fine homes is nestled in a curve of the historic Mohawk River. Tree lined streets, water-front parks, award winning schools and a supportive community make Scotia a wonderful place for a peaceful retirement or raise a new family.”
In October 2007 the Village of Scotia created an additional web site which complement us well. To avoid confusion here’s what you may want to know.
VisitScotia.com promotes the Village of Scotia and all the wonderful assets that we have in our people, parks and proximity to great locations in the capital region. VisitScotia.com publishes photos and updates readers on our "What's New" VisitScotia Blog.
We'll point you to all our favorite businesses, churches, community organizations, restaurants and other popular websites managed by village residents. Content on VisitScotia.com is determined by its editor and supported by volunteer efforts. Management costs are donated by BillP Studios.
The "official" VillageofScotia.org provides a wide range of information that can save you a phone call or trip to Village Hall. Looking for information on laws, committees, official news and events this is the place to go. You can find contact information, download forms and even sign up to receive village news via Email.
Need information on Police, Fire, Building Permits, Village Court, sidewalk and other programs it's all available on VillageofScotia.org. Content is determined by village officials and is tax payer supported.
Except where otherwise noted, photos are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License.
This month will be our 10th year taking photos of the Scotia-Glenville Prom Walk-In. Over the years these have been the most viewed pages. BillP Studios provides photos and content as a community service. Removal or permission for the use of any photos may be obtained by contacting Bill@billp.com .
One goal is to highlight how wonderful the village is and how active our community can be by posting photos and information on current events. You may have noticed our new direct link to the school system on our menu. VisitScotiacom is the result of a single volunteer so it’s not updated as frequently as I’d like but I hope many of you still use it as a helpful resource.
It was never my intention to use VisitScotia.com as a political platform. I think I’ve been successful although some events had to be mentioned. I thought it was important to notify readers about the possible closing of our Post Office and “Scotia Diner”. While photos and promotion of local volunteers and businesses will continue to be the main focus you may expect some editorial comments.
In my continuing effort encouraging good folks to come to Scotia I’m making a big voluntary step towards helping make sure our schools remain excellent without discouraging new residents with high taxes. I hope to serve our community as a member of the Scotia-Glenville Central School Board.
On May 17th I encourage readers to come to the old gym at the Senior High and vote for this years school budget. You’ll also have an opportunity to support me in my efforts to serve a three year term on the Scotia-Glenville School Board.